Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : openoffice.org(2)/-amd64, ia32-libs-openoffice.org vulnerabilities (USN-444-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

A stack overflow was discovered in OpenOffice.org's StarCalc parser.
If a user were tricked into opening a specially crafted document, a
remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
(CVE-2007-0238)

A flaw was discovered in OpenOffice.org's link handling code. If a
user were tricked into clicking a link in a specially crafted
document, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary shell commands
with user privileges. (CVE-2007-0239).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28041 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0238
CVE-2007-0239